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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Portland, TN, US

Company: Dorman Products



The Talent Acquisition Specialist provides local level support to all functions of Talent Acquisition including sourcing, screening, selection and onboarding for the Portland, Tennessee Distribution facility of Dorman Products. 


 Primary Duties:  

  • Partners with hiring managers in developing sourcing strategies, posting internal and external employment advertisements and handling recruiting contacts.
  • Sources candidates by utilization of recruitment best practices, incorporates use of current sourcing strategies including optimization of Search Engines, Social Networks, Recruiting Research, Candidate Generation, Candidate Experience and Relationship Management  


Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop recruiting materials designed to attract qualified candidates.  
  • Coordinate a structured interview process to ensure candidates are interviewed, assessments are completed, and candidates are worked through the hiring process.
  • Effectively evaluate candidate responses during the interview process.  
  • Manage the support processes for Talent Acquisition: background checks, drug screening, and pre-employment testing, and coordinates hiring related administrative process.
  • Makes employment recommendations and compiles employment offers.
  • Prepare requisitions in partnership with compensation and obtains the necessary approvals to begin the recruiting process.  
  • Track proposed metrics around recruiting activities.
  • Responsible for reporting on recruiting activity, conduct trend analysis, and make recommendations for change.  
  • Participate in recruitment and selection research projects and recommends process changes to increase candidate flow.  
  • Present competitive offers to selected candidates.
  • Effectively describes the offer, manages expectations, overcomes objections, and closes candidates.  



  • Proven ability to support an innovative, fast-growth environment.
  • Bachelor's degree, Human Resources preferred, or equivalent experience may be considered.
  • Five (5) years of experience in full lifecycle recruiting (technical and non-technical).
  • Solid knowledge and experience with behavioral interviewing.
  • Strong business acumen and negotiation skills that preserve relationships required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-rounded recruiting experience is desired; both technical and non-technical.
  • Excellent communication skills, demonstrated ability to develop consultative relationships.
  • Robust interpersonal skills with supervisor and staff populations.  
  • Strong computer literacy skills with the Microsoft Office Suite.  




Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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